Author: Mel Perez

Lucasfilm Continues to Have a White Male Problem

Lucasfilm Continues to Have a White Male Problem

Star Wars has a problem. And I don’t mean it’s propensity to cast white, British brunettes as their leads; not this time, at least. I’m talking about the problem they have behind the camera. In a 2016 interview with Variety, Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy said […]

Nerds of Prey Reviews: Disney/Pixar’s Coco

Nerds of Prey Reviews: Disney/Pixar’s Coco

Pixar’s Coco follows familiar themes of the importance of family and chasing your dreams while setting them against a backdrop filled with rich Mexican cultural elements. Our main character, Miguel Rivera (Anthony Gonzalez) comes from a long line of shoe makers beginning with the fierce […]

You are terrifying and strange and beautiful…Magic.

You are terrifying and strange and beautiful…Magic.

Much has been said about Lemonade over the past week. Even more has been written, both on social media and almost every major media outlet. I have my feelings about Lemonade, most of which vacillate between the barely coherent ramblings of a person in full […]

Mel’s Top 5: Sometimes it Snows in April

Mel’s Top 5: Sometimes it Snows in April

I struggled to find something to write about this week. My personal and professional lives have been especially difficult these past two weeks. I found myself retreating into comfort shows instead of trying something new. I still haven’t seen the new Orphan Black. Rather than […]

Mel’s Top 5: No one man should have that much power

Mel’s Top 5: No one man should have that much power

This has been a great week to be a nerd. I have been relishing it like a pig in the mud or a collector in the dusty long box section of the dealer who’s offering a 50% off discount (by the way, this is me […]